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Halifax mother tells ordeal of schoolboy, 10, inside Parliament during terror attack

It was the middle of the afternoon when Halifax mum Victoria Shackley was sent a text message that no parent would ever want to receive.

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Halifax MP Holly Lynch was in the Shadow Cabinet when news broke of the terror attack

Halifax MP trapped inside House of Commons during London terror attack

Halifax MP Holly Lynch was trapped inside the Palace of Westminster during the London terror attack.

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Halifax Town v Gloucester, at the Shay

FC Halifax Town fans could be put in detention after matches if violence continues

FC Halifax Town’s chairman has threatened to keep home fans in detention at The Shay following matches while away supporters leave the ground after another game was marred by violence.

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Man repeatedly punched in the face suffers serious injuries in Rastrick attack

Man repeatedly punched in the face suffers serious injuries in Rastrick attack

A man suffered serious facial injuries following a violent assault in Rastrick.

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Warning as ID fraud reaches record level

Warning as ID fraud reaches record level

People are being warned to protect their personal data, as 172,919 identity frauds were recorded in 2016.

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UPDATE: Man charged following serious sexual assault

UPDATE: Man charged following serious sexual assault

Police have now charged a 26-year-old man in connection with a serious sexual assault in Beech Street, Huddersfield last week. 

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PCSO abused position to access information about rape suspect

PCSO abused position to access information about rape suspect

A police community support officer abused her position to access confidential information about a rape suspect with whom she had an affair.

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Online identity theft reaches record high

Online identity theft reaches record high

Identity theft has reached an all time high with 172,919 cases being recorded in 2016 according to Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service.

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Cyber crooks carrying out nation state-style attacks

Cyber crooks carrying out nation state-style attacks

Cyber criminals are targeting British businesses by imitating nation state-style attacks, the National Crime Agency warns.

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West Yorkshire Police has been recruiting call handlers at unprecedented levels.

West Yorkshire Police gets handle on ‘embarrassing’ 101 call issues

West Yorkshire Police is making significant progress in turning around “embarrassing” problems with its handling of non-emergency calls, according to a senior officer.

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SCAM WARNING: Fraudsters using hold music to convince unsuspecting banking customers

SCAM WARNING: Fraudsters using hold music to convince unsuspecting banking customers

Action Fraud - the UK’s national reporting centre for cybercrime - has warned of a new tool in the arsenal of online fraudsters.

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'Evil' child rapist offered victim's family money to drop case

A CHILD rapist from Bradford who offered to pay his schoolgirl victim's family money to drop the case and leave the country has been jailed for 13 years.
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Warning over tax rebate scam

Warning over tax rebate scam

A warning has been issued about a potential scam which involves the sending of fake emails or texts offering a tax rebate.

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Armitage Road, Meltham, Huddersfield.  Photo: Google

Gas guns stolen during raid on Huddersfield house

GAS powered pistols were stolen during burglary at a house in the Meltham area of Huddersfield.

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Drunk who made racist threats to station staff jailed

Drunk who made racist threats to station staff jailed

A drunk man whose racist threats forced a member of station staff to lock himself in an office has been jailed for ten weeks.

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More than 200 cases of drug-driving are being reviewed by Yorkshire police forces.

200 criminal cases in Yorkshire in ‘miscarriage of justice’ probe

More than 200 criminal investigations into drug-driving are being reviewed by Yorkshire police forces in a major miscarriage of justice probe after test results at a forensics laboratory were allegedly tampered with.

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West Yorkshire Police is warning people about the scam.

Scam warning: Drivers pretend to run out of petrol and sell fake gold on Yorkshire roadside

A scam in West Yorkshire which involves people flagging down motorists and selling ‘gold’ on the roadside for petrol money has led to a police warning.

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Raiders armed with gun and knife threatened woman in her own home

ARMED raiders threatened a woman during an aggravated burglary at her home in Huddersfield.
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University staff targeted with bogus pay rise scams

University staff targeted with bogus pay rise scams

University staff are being urged to take extra precaution with their online security after university staff reported bogus pay rise emails.

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Witness appeal after man suffered serious injuries in attack

WEST Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses to an attack in Brighouse which left a man with serious head injuries
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